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Thyroid Answers podcast is focused on providing answers to the most common question people who have a thyroid problems and thyroid symptoms need and want answers to.

The podcast is hosted by Dr Eric Balcavage and Dr Erica Riggleman. Both are doctors of functional medicine, chiropractors and certified nutrition specialists. Their practices focus on helping people with thyroid conditions improve their symptoms and regain their health using functional medicine.

Thyroid Answers Podcast Dr Eric Balcavage, Dr Erica Riggleman

    • Health & Fitness
    • 3.5 • 8 Ratings

Thyroid Answers podcast is focused on providing answers to the most common question people who have a thyroid problems and thyroid symptoms need and want answers to.

The podcast is hosted by Dr Eric Balcavage and Dr Erica Riggleman. Both are doctors of functional medicine, chiropractors and certified nutrition specialists. Their practices focus on helping people with thyroid conditions improve their symptoms and regain their health using functional medicine.

    Body Fat, Leptin, and Hypothyroidism

    Body Fat, Leptin, and Hypothyroidism

    In this episode of the Thyroid Answers Podcast, Kelly and I discuss the hormone Leptin and its tie to thyroid physiology and body fat.

    We do a deep dive to discuss:
    - What leptin is
    - How leptin works when we are healthy
    - How optimal leptin physiology improves thyroid physiology and metabolism
    - How disturbed leptin signaling contributes to hunger, weight gain, and hypothyroidism
    - How cellular hypothyroidism impacts leptin production and leptin signaling
    - More ...

    • 1 hr 25 min
    CIRS, Anti-Parietal Cell Ab, and the Thyroid

    CIRS, Anti-Parietal Cell Ab, and the Thyroid

    In this episode of the Thyroid Answers podcast I get into a deep and lengthy discussion with Dr. Miles Nichols to discuss the connection between Anti-Parietal Cell antibodies, Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS), thyroid physiology, thyroid autoimmunity, and the cell danger response.

    We discuss:
    - What are anti-parietal cell antibodies (APCA)
    - Role of parietal cells in the Stomach
    - The connection between parietal cells, APCA, and B12 status
    - and so much more ...

    • 2 hrs 45 min
    Disrupting the Status Quo

    Disrupting the Status Quo

    In this episode, Danielle and I discuss disrupting the status quo in thyroid care and health care.

    We discuss:

    - the challenges in both allopathic and functional medicine
    - the benefits of ALL forms of medicine
    - the definition of health
    - the 5 pillars of health
    - how recovery is possible
    - and more ...

    • 1 hr 33 min
    The Intersection Between Work and Health

    The Intersection Between Work and Health

    In this episode of the Thyroid Answers Podcast, I discuss how life stress impacts our lives. We discuss how we can help people make positive steps to improve their health and quality of life. 

    Topics discussed:
    - What is the role of a health coach?
    - Why making health changes are so difficult?
    - Why simple changes are not always easy?
    - How does the stress of change affect our ability to make progress in health changes?
    - and more ...

    • 53 min
    Habits, Hypothyroidism, and Health

    Habits, Hypothyroidism, and Health

    In this episode, I have an in-depth discussion with the Raw Girl, Esosa Edosomwan MS, CNS, LDN. We discuss our habits and behaviors and their role in our health and quality of life.

    In this episode we discuss:
    - The diet wars
    - Habit vs behavior
    - The minimum viable habit
    - Motivation vs discipline
    - How to change habits and behaviors
    - More ...

    • 59 min
    Talking Autoimmunity with Dr Autoimmune Girl

    Talking Autoimmunity with Dr Autoimmune Girl

    In this episode of the Thyroid Answers Podcast, I have another discussion with Dr. Donna Mazzola regarding autoimmunity.

    In this podcast we discuss:
    - The disconnect between nutrition and health
    - Medical greenwashing
    - What autoimmunity is and some of the theories as to why it develops
    - TH1 vs TH2
    - Thyroiditis vs Hashimoto's Thyroiditis
    - How to address autoimmunity
    - Donna's new GI program
    - and more ...

    • 54 min

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